The Hermitage Hotel | August 27, 2020
WASHINGTON, DC (August 27, 2020) – Historic Hotels of America® is proud to announce that The Hermitage Hotel (1910) in Nashville, Tennessee, has been selected as the 2020 Historic Hotel of the Year. This illustrious award is given annually to a historic hotel whose owners, leadership and employees are careful overseers of historic preservation, by stewarding history, heritage and stories for generations of guests to come. The Hermitage Hotel is receiving the honor of Historic Hotel of the Year for its unparalleled celebration of suffrage history and for demonstrating a long tradition of exceptional customer hospitality and service. “T...
June 23, 2020
Much has already been written about insurance issues arising from the Covid19 virus. With many hotels closed throughout the world, it’s inevitable that hotel owners/investors are looking to their insurance policies for compensation under the Business Interruption section. But, sadly, for almost all hotels the probability is that their Business Interruption wording will not provide any protection for hotel owners or operators. There may be a few policies out there where the wording will allow a claim but they will be very few, and if cover exists for a particular hotel or group, it may well be under a Business Interruption extension worde...
Stanley Turkel | June 9, 2020
By Stanley Turkel, CMHS Hotel History: Union Station Hotel, Nashville, Tennessee, (125 rooms) Long before it was a historic hotel, the Nashville, Tennessee Union Station was a key center in America's economy and transportation. Opening on Oct. 9, 1900, for the Louisville & Nashville Railroad, the building's imposing Gothic design featuring a soaring barrel-vaulted ceiling and Tiffany-styled stained glass, was a testament to U.S. ingenuity and energy. During railroading's glory years, Mafia kingpin Al Capone was escorted through here on his way to the Georgia penitentiary. Other fascinating facts surrounding this historic Nashville s...
Global Asset Solutions | April 22, 2020
“Cities in China are carefully easing strict prevention measures and access restrictions based on advancements in local public health conditions”. This is the message that citizens have recently shared on their social media profiles. The hospitality sector has been one of the hardest-hit industries in these times. Hoteliers in China have demonstrated resilience and creativity through their countering measures towards the Covid-19 crisis. Today, as hoteliers from all over the globe are facing a similar unprecedented situation, it has become ever-more crucial to pass on the experience to design new scenarios, post-COVID19. We have gat...
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